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The assignee for this patent application is
Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: “Government agencies have developed rules and regulations for applying for and receiving government benefits. These agencies also have developed rules and procedures for adjudication of disability requests. In particular, the
“Thus, what is needed in the art is a process for filing benefit claims with the
In addition to obtaining background information on this patent application, NewsRx editors also obtained the inventor’s summary information for this patent application: “The present invention is a computer implemented method and system for gathering information from a user related to, filing for, and obtaining government benefits, such as
“Accordingly, it is an objective of the present invention to provide a computer implemented method and system for inputting data into a government benefits system.
“It is a further objective of the present invention to provide an intake wizard which permits a user to automatically populate a form by input data related to obtaining government benefits, including medical conditions.
“It is yet another objective of the present invention to provide an intake wizard which assists a user in responding to denial of government benefits.
“It is a still further objective of the present invention to provide an import wizard which handles incoming mail, outgoing mail, workflow documents, medical records, document attachments, and collections.
“It is a still further objective of the present invention to provide an application wizard which enables a user to correction complete an application form for government benefits.
“It is a still further objective of the present invention to provide a computer implemented method and system which enables multiple individuals to file on behalf of multiple users for government benefits, maintain the records of these users and respond to different requests and/or information from a government agency regarding the application for the users’ benefits requests.
“Other objectives and advantages of this invention will become apparent from the following description taken in conjunction with any accompanying drawings wherein are set forth, by way of illustration and example, certain embodiments of this invention. Any drawings contained herein constitute a part of this specification and include exemplary embodiments of the present invention and illustrate various objects and features thereof.”
The claims supplied by the inventors are:
“1. A computer driven systematic method for filtering data regarding
“2. The systematic method of claim 1 including the step of determining whether a specialized representative or law firm should assist a claimant in applying for benefits by to receive
“3. The systematic method of claim 1 wherein said questionnaire includes assessing medical, financial, educational, work, and personal history to a processing stage to verify medical, financial and claim status qualifiers.
“4. The systematic method of claim 1 including the step of machine learning through identification of filtered information data for automatically updating said database in real time, subject to user confirmation, with adjusted filtered conditions.
“5. The systematic method of claim 1 including the step of populating representation forms based on the type of case, pending claim status, claim progression, client location, work flow, medical conditions, prescriptions, age, date last insured, onset date, work history, military occupational specialty and financial information.
“6. The systematic method of claim 1 wherein said questionnaire includes the service track for a veteran, the veteran’s military service, military occupational specialty, and medals.
“7. The systematic method of claim 6 wherein the gathering of information to determine eligibility for Veterans Disability includes the military branch in which the claimant served, dates of service, the position held while in service, whether or not the claimant was discharged honorably, medals received, military pension, and determining whether the claimant needs to file an application or appeal.
“8. The systematic method of claim 1 including the step of determining, by the application executing on the processor of the computer device, whether the claimant’s children appear to be eligible for receiving benefits.
“9. The systematic method of claim 1 including the step of predicting, by the application executing on the processor of the computer device, whether an application or appeal for the claimant is required, or whether the claimant has ever filed an application.”
For more information, see this patent application: LaVan, Kenneth L. Claim And Progression Management. Filed
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